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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Build A Boat

Build A Boat Workshop Newsflash

Sign up as an individual or a team to build a wooden boat that will last a lifetime. Learn about the rich tradition of boat building, craftsmanship, and water safety! Upon completion it will be eligible for a title from Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries.

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Posted on: June 5, 2021

Art by Bourgeois: Douglas Bourgeois

Art by Bourgeois Newsflash

The West Baton Rouge Museum will open the Art by Bourgeois: Douglas Bourgeois exhibition June 5th, showcasing Douglas Bourgeois' works which express pop culture in a vivid manner. Bourgeois is represented by Arthur Roger Gallery in New Orleans.

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Posted on: May 15, 2021

Evangeline: Evolution of an Icon

Evangeline: Evolution of an Icon News Flash

This exhibit examines the changing appearance of the iconic Evangeline through the paraphernalia produced since her inception. It also explores the evolution of Acadian and Cajun identity through her ever-shifting and controversial persona.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Blast from the Past Summer History Camp

Summer History Camp Newsflash

This year's Blast from the Past Summer History Camp theme is A Tale of Acadie, inspired by upcoming exhibit Evangenalia. Registration for campers ages 6 - 12 opens April 1st!

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Café Français

Le Cafe Francais news flash

Café français was inaugurated in response to requests by visitors for a venue to meet and enjoy the French language. Café français meets on the first Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m.

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Posted on: December 15, 2019

Old Time Music Open Jam

Old time music open jam news flash

Jam sessions are open for any musician to join in to play tunes including but not limited to Old Country, Bluegrass, Cajun and folk music. The public is invited to sit in free of charge.

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Le Jam

Le Jam news flash

The Museum will host Cajun French Music Jam Sessions sponsored by the Baton Rouge CFMA Chapter the 3rd Sunday of each month from 3-5pm. A different artist will lead a group of interested musicians during each session. So grab your instrument and join in!

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